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supporter

sup·port·er

supporter

 
 
pronunciation:
s por tr
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who agrees with or adheres to a cause, idea, person, or group, esp. one who gives active support.
He and his wife were strong supporters of the independence movement.Supporters rallied to free the civil rights leader.The reform bill has many supporters in the Congress.Some of the governor's supporters were given important positions in his administration.
synonyms:
adherent, advocate, backer, partisan
antonyms:
adversary, antagonist
similar words:
champion, exponent, friend, patron
definition 2: an undergarment worn by men to protect the scrotum during athletic events; athletic supporter; jockstrap.
synonyms:
jock, jockstrap
definition 3: one that gives physical support.
synonyms:
buttress
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